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  1. Executive Q&A: Oklahoma state government veteran is wind beneath the wings of state aviation industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    Over the past 13 years in Oklahoma, Vic Bird has helped the aviation industry take off, through upgrades to airports statewide, state income tax credits for new aerospace engineers, new aviation safety measures and more. Old black-and-white pictures of Golden Age aviators Wiley Post and Charles Lindbergh hang in the conference room of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission on the 12th floor of the First National Bank building, and commission Director Vic Bird likes to tell visitors all about them.

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  2. Five Joules: Energy FC takes on Tulsa Roughnecks FC in season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    Energy FC midfielder Jesus "Chuy" Sanchez is one of 13 new players on this year's roster. PHOTO BY STEVEN CHRISTY, OKLAHOMA CITY ENERGY FC This is the first of four meetings between the two.

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  3. Low oil prices force 2 Oklahoma companies to cut jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsOK.com

    Two oil and gas companies are cutting jobs in Oklahoma due to a decline in oil and natural gas prices. According to reports, Ohio-based Worthington Industries cut 40 jobs at its Skiatook plant Tuesday, and Samson Resource Co.

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  4. Garth Brooks breaks Nebraska ticket sales recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsOK.com

    Garth Brooks performs with his band at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman Archive Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks has broken the Nebraska ticket sales record as tickets went on sale this morning for his first Omaha concerts in 17 years.

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  5. Companies, employees increasingly becoming targets of government investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOK.com

    A 1981 journalism graduate of Oklahoma State University, Paula Burkes has more than 30 years experience writing and editing award-winning material for newspapers and healthcare, educational and telecommunications institutions in Tulsa, Oklahoma...

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  6. Owasso man dies in Tulsa County crash on wet roadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOK.com

    An Owasso man died in a crash on a wet roadway late Wednesday in Tulsa County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. Brandon Jonjock, 29, was dead on arrival at a Tulsa hospital from massive injuries suffered in the wreck about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, the patrol reported.

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  7. Oklahoma State baseball: Cowboys' Michael Freeman finds his wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma State pitching coach Rob Walton chuckles at how conversations with scouts keep spawning intrigue when it comes to left-hander Michael Freeman. Freeman, a fifth-year senior with limited prior career success, now looks the part of an ace on a staff stacked with promising pitching.

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  8. Owasso man killed in Tulsa County crash on wet roadway late WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NewsOK.com

    An Owasso man died in a Tulsa County crash on a wet roadway late Wednesday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports. Brandon Jonjack, 29, was dead on arrival at a Tulsa hospital from massive injuries suffered in the wreck about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, the patrol reports.

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  9. Hiland Partners office to close in EnidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsOK.com

    Kinder Morgan Inc. this week said it plans to close the former headquarters office of Hiland Partners, relocating more than 100 jobs to Tulsa, Oklahoma City and Houston. North America's largest energy infrastructure company, Kinder Morgan bought Hiland in January from Oklahoma City oilman and Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm for about $3 billion.

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  10. Tornado touches down in MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsOK.com

    The tornado reportedly touched down at SW 134 and S May Avenue, west of Westmoore High School. A tornado warning is in affect in the Oklahoma City area.

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  11. "Extremely dangerous" tornado headed for Tulsa metro area WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsOK.com

    The tornado was spotted at at 5:36 p.m. near Sand Springs, moving east at 45 mph. Forecasters described the tornado as "extremely dangerous."

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  12. Video & interview: Oklahoma singer Corey Kent White talks about his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsOK.com

    As previously reported, Oklahoma country singer Corey Kent White won his Knockout Round and advanced to the live playoffs on Tuesday night's episode of "The Voice." White, who hails from Bixby, won over his coach, Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton, along with the audience, the other coaches and undoubtedly the viewers at home with his emotional performance of the Tim McGraw hit "Live Like You Were Dying."

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  13. OSSAA exploring options for Class 6A-5A basketball state tournament locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association associate director David Jackson gained approval from the board of directors Wednesday to seek bids from six locations to host the Class 6A and Class 5A state basketball tournaments the next three years. The current three-year agreement with Oral Roberts ended following this season's tournaments.

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  14. NCAA rule in Khari Harding situation needed to change ... but not like thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsOK.com

    I wrote about it earlier this week - you can read that column here - but there are lots of other folks who are picking up the story and the fact that the Edmond Santa Fe product who transferred from Auburn to Tulsa in order to be closer to his ailing father will be a test case for the NCAA's new hardship waiver rule. In recent years, it has become common for any athlete who transfers to appeal to the NCAA for a hardship waiver.

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  15. Wednesday Video Spotlight: JD McPherson 'Let the Good Times Roll'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsOK.com

    Broken Arrow rocker JD McPherson has released the terrifically fun black and white music video for "Let the Good Times Roll," the title track for his recently released sophomore studio album. Rolling Stone premiered the video today, along with an interesting new interview with McPherson, in which he recounts how he got fired from his old job as a Tulsa middle school art teacher, his collaborations with his pal Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys on the new album and the story behind the couple featured in the new music video.

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  16. Tulsa motorcyclist Dane Westby, who died after Monday night crash, was 'rising star' in pro racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsOK.com

    A professional motorcycle racer and Holland Hall alumnus who died Monday night was a "true champion" and "one of the brightest stars in his paddock," popular with fans and competitors alike, friends and racing officials said Tuesday. Dane "The Wolverine" Westby, 28, died at a Tulsa hospital around 9 p.m. after the motorcycle he was operating crashed in the 1400 block of South Peoria Avenue.

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  17. Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn and more to receive ACM Milestone AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NewsOK.com

    In this April 19, 2010 file photo, Kix Brooks, left, and Ronnie Dunn perform at the Brooks & Dunn A'The Last RodeoA' tribute concert in Las Vegas. Brooks & Dunn, along with Amanda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, George Strait, Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire and Taylor Swift will receive a special honor at the Academy of Country Music's 50th awards show on April 19. AP photo The Academy of Country Music is going to honor seven superstars with Milestone Awards during the 50th ACM Awards, reports the Associated Press.

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  18. Oklahoma business briefs for March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NewsOK.com

    IBC Bank-Oklahoma has added Tulsa's Lee Levinson and Oklahoma City's Bob Mills to its advisory board of directors. Levinson and Mills join advisory directors Dan Boren, Andy Coats, Dr. Gib Gibson, and former Gov. George Nigh.

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  19. Professional motorcycle racer dies after crash near downtown TulsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NewsOK.com

    A police officer watches as a motorcycle is loaded onto a wrecker after a fatal crash on Peoria Avenue just north of 15th Street on Monday evening, March 23, 2015. SAMANTHA VICENT/Tulsa World A professional motorcycle racer from Tulsa has been identified as the motorcyclist who died after crashing into a utility pole in the Cherry Street area late Monday.

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  20. Average price for gasoline in Oklahoma falls slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NewsOK.com

    AAA Oklahoma reported Tuesday that the average price for a gallon of self-serve regular is $2.27 per gallon - two-and-a-half cents from last week. The national average price is $2.42 per gallon Prices in selected cities in Oklahoma range from $2.16 per gallon in Grove to $2.36 per gallon in Guymon.

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